Daily Archives: 2010-07-10

Is Singapore ready for a plant-based food day?

By Dr George Jacobs Around the world, there are all sorts of ‘Days’. There is a Smokeout Day, when people are urged to breathe easier, even a Dog Swimming Day, when people are encouraged to take their dogs swimming, and many, many more. The purpose of this article is to propose for your consideration whether Singapore should have a day …

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New book puts death penalty on trial

Excerpt from Alex Au’s website, Yawning Bread: To give a new twist to an old saying: Justice unevenly applied is justice denied. Alan Shadrake, in his new book, Once a Jolly Hangman — Singapore justice in the dock, shows how uneven it is. It’s a tour de force covering cases from the early 1990s to nearly the present, many of them …

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YOG – another farce?

Andrew Loh – “IF YOU want tickets to catch the Youth Olympic Games, you will have to act fast,” the Straits Times urged on 7 July. “Ticket sales to the first Youth Olympic Games have been brisk, with more than 100,000, or close to 50 per cent of tickets, having sold out,” it reported. “”More than 100,000 of the 245,000 …

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